The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
February 2016

Finding the Balance: working together to understand ecological tipping points

Scientists working to understand ocean tipping points will host a symposium on February 12 at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., where they will present innovative strategies to protect vulnerable ocean ecosystems.
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February 16, 2016

Staff Spotlight on Laura Good, Education Manager

With Laura Good, the Center's education manager, every moment is a teachable moment. Learn more in her staff spotlight interview.

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February 16, 2016

Emerging Solution:Integrating the Role of Natural Habitat into Land-Use Planning Strategies

The effects of climate change on the coast may be substantial. Thanks to the Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP) grant, the Center and collaborators are creating a map that identifies how natural coastal features can offer protection to human infrastructure. 

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February 16, 2016

Environmental DNA used to track biodiversity

Environmental DNA technology is well established for tracking individual species. Jesse Port, former COS early career fellow, takes eDNA to the next level in his latest study by using eDNA to analyze entire vertebrate communities in the kelp forest.

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February 12, 2016

Bluefin Futures Symposium Emphasizes Science, Management and Diplomacy

The Center and the Stanford Woods Institute were proud to sponsor the first Bluefin Futures Conference organized by Stanford University and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Scientists and industry representatives from around the world discussed the futures of Atlantic, Pacific, and southern bluefin tunas.

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